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About CYJ Texas Retreat and Conference Center

CYJ Retreat Center

The CYJ Texas Retreat and Conference Center is the ideal site for our Level 1 training as its natural setting will allow us to focus on Qigong practice without distractions. CYJ's 240 acres of natural rolling terrain, 5-acre refreshingly cool lake, a wealth of oak trees, and dawn-grazing deer allow a setting for groups looking for a modern retreat center with a camp-like atmosphere. Located in historic Wimberley in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, just 40 minutes south of Austin and 1 hour from San Antonio. You will be able to get away from home without the hassle of traveling too far.

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Travel Directions to CYJ Texas

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From Austin
Take MOPAC (Loop 1) South to 290 West toward Johnson City. About 15 miles outside of Austin, at the Dripping Springs traffic light turn left onto Ranch Road 12. After about 14 miles turn right into the City of Woodcreek (look for flags on your right OR Winters Mill Pkwy on your left). You are now on Woodcreek Drive. Take the 3rd right onto Brookhollow. Then take the 3rd left onto Jack Miller Drive. Cross over Doolittle Drive and drive straight into CYJ Texas entrance.

From San Antonio
Take I-35 North to San Marcos and exit the highway at Exit #202 (Wonder World Drive). Follow the sign to Wonder World Drive and turn left at the stop sign. Continue on Wonder World Drive to the traffic light at FM 2439 and turn right. Continue to the second traffic light and turn left onto Ranch Road 12. Follow From San Marcos directions to continue on to CYJ Texas.

From Houston
Take I-10 West to Luling and exit the highway at Exit #628 (San Marcos and Nixon). At the stop sign, turn right onto Texas Highway 80. Follow the Texas Highway 80 signs through Luling to San Marcos. As you enter San Marcos and cross underneath IH-35, Texas Highway 80 becomes Ranch Road 12. Continue on to CYJ Texas by following From San Marcos directions.

From Dallas / Ft. Worth and Waco
Take I-35 South and exit Loop 1 South & follow From Austin directions.

From San Marcos
Follow Ranch Road 12 through downtown San Marcos. About a 1/4 mile outside of downtown, turn right onto Moore Street; you will still remain on RR 12 and there is a sign pointing to Wimberley. Continue on this road for about 10 miles and then turn right at the junction; once again there is a sign and you will remain on RR 12. This road takes you to Wimberley and through the Wimberley town square. Two miles past the Town Square, you will see the water tower on your left & just past that a left-turn lane at the entrance to The City of Woodcreek (look for flags). Enter Woodcreek and go down Woodcreek Drive. Take the 3rd right onto Brookhollow. Then take the 3rd left onto Jack Miller Drive. Cross over Doolittle Drive and drive straight into the Camp CYJ entrance.

Shuttle Information and Registration

CYJ is approximately a 50-minute drive from the nearest airport, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. For your travel convenience, the IIQTC has arranged for a one-time shuttle to run from the Austin airport to CYJ on September 6th and again one time from CYJ to Austin airport on September 13th.

While there is a fee to reserve your seat, the fee is less than paying for a taxi ride. Note that a taxi would cost approximately $104.00 (before tip), one way only. You may choose to register for a Round-Trip shuttle fare ($155.00), or a One-Way shuttle fare ($85.00), depending on your needs.

In order to take advantage of this shuttle service, please make your flight arrangements according to the scheduling parameters below:

September 6, 2013: Flight must arrive at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport no later than 2:30 pm
September 13, 2013:  Flight must depart Austin-Bergstrom International Airport 3:00 pm or later

These times are critical for your on-time arrival at the retreat center on September 6, 2013, as well as to safeguard against missing your outbound flight following course completion on September 13, 2013. While we have found that this time frame can accommodate many people, we realize it may not be able to accommodate everyone. Because important itinerary details are needed to complete your reservation, please do not register for the Shuttle until you have made your flight arrangements accordingly.  

Important Note: Please plan your travel carefully around the time parameters noted. Our reservation with the shuttle service is guaranteed and non-refundable, so we are unable to refund due to missed flights or late arrivals.

Make Shuttle ReservationOnce you have made your flight arrangements (according to the guidelines noted above), please register here for the Shuttle Service. You will first be asked for your itinerary information; once you "Submit" these details you will be taken to a page where you can pay for your reservation.

If you are unable to take advantage of this Shuttle, please do make your travel arrangements so you can arrive at CYJ around 4:00 pm on September 6th. You are encouraged to unpack, unwind, and join the group for dinner prior to the first evening's training session.